Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
After a while'After a while he returned.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To be right'She's not right.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'

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